Month: May 2021

For some, moments like these on Wall Street were made for the risk takers. National economic advisor Larry Kudlow warned the Fed about an inverted yield curve and what it means for the economy: in short, it means recession. The Fed is hiking. The market is thinking the economy will slow, and that’s pushing Treasury
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The abundance of investing choices can be paralyzing. Stocks, exchange-traded funds, mutual funds and more await. But income investors looking for high yields could consider a relatively unknown segment of the stock market: business development companies. These stocks, called BDCs for short, have multiple potential benefits for income investors. Source: Shutterstock BDCs are essentially publicly
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Trade war or trade skirmish? Either way, supply chain risk is hitting the markets as investors reconsider the impacts of a new package of tariffs to goods coming and going to China.  U.S. equities are dragging global stock markets lower, with the big short China ETFs ready like the ProShares UltraShort FTSE China (FXP) opening
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After investigating Palantir (NYSE:PLTR) further, I’ve found more reasons to be worried about PLTR stock. Despite the company’s large year-over-year (YOY) growth rates in the first quarter, there are signs that Palantir’s top-line expansion is stagnating. Its net losses rapidly increased on a YOY basis last quarter and in all of 2020. Source: Sundry Photography
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Global markets were volatile again last week. Here are some of the major movers and indicators that investors should be watching. As you read through, note that the breakdown in historical relationships between different markets can be just as important as a new high or low in price or value. Gold & U.S. Real Yields
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Today, at the 2018 Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting, Warren Buffett and his partner, Charlie Munger, shared their continuing faith in the U.S. stock market, as well as reasons for pessimism on other assets such as crypto-currencies, bonds and gold. They discussed how their investment strategy has evolved. They are now happy owning more capital intensive
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Thursday was an incredibly bullish day for wild stocks. The small-caps were strongest adding 3% in two days. The best example was the explosion in AMC (NYSE:AMC) up 35% Thursday alone. That tornado included most EV stocks like Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) and Nio (NYSE:NIO) rose 2% and 3% respectively. You had to look hard to find
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